Circuit Court Clerk

E-Filing is now available for court matters.


eFileIL | Court E-filing Solution for Illinois -

Proposed orders may now be submitted electronically! Please submit this as an "other" filing type.

Certificate for e-Filing Exemption - Click Here

eFileIL Documents

1. Prepare Documents 6. Case Information
2. Register 7. Party Information
3. Sign In 8. Upload Filings
4. Create New Password 9. Pay Fees
5. Add Payment Account 10. Review Summary / Submit


Please contact the Clerk's office with questions.

The forms available are limited and organized for specific case types. The Circuit Clerk's office cannot provide legal assistance.

The Supreme Court of Illinois has provided some approved standard forms and instructions for Pro Se Litigants to use. We recommend checking the following website to see if the form you need is available.

Please contact a lawyer to answer legal questions. Illinois Lawyer Finder.

Answer Form

Appearance Forms

Application and Affidavit to Sue or Defend as an Indigent Person
Indigent Person Form

Child Support Federal Income Withholding for Support
Income Withholding for Support Form
Order for Support

Certificate of Dissolution -- Must Be Downloaded
Dissolution of Marriage/Civil Union Forms
Pro Se Financial Affidavit Form

Eviction Order Form
Complaint in Eviction Form
Summons in Eviction Form

Legal Self Help
Illinois Legal Aid

Mortgage Foreclosure
Mortgage Foreclosure Forms

The process for filing a motion and approved forms can be found here:
Motion Form

Motion to Vacate
Motion to Vacate Form

Order of Protection 
Montgomery County Sheriff's Contact Information Form

Emergency Firearms Restraining Order
Motion to Terminate Firearms Restraining Order
Verified Petition for Firearms Restraining Order
Six Month Firearms Restraining Order
Summons - Firearms Restraining Order
Search Warrant(Seizure)

Proof Of Service
Proof Of Service Forms

Current Account with Order for Minor
Current Report with Order for Minor
Current Account with Order for Disabled Adult
Current Report with Order for Disabled Adult

Small Claims
Small Claims

Small Estate Affidavit
Small Estate Affidavit

Stalking No Contact Order
Petition for Stalking No Contact Order
Montgomery County Sheriff's Contact Information Form
Stalking No Contact Order (Fill Out 2)

Summons Form

Tax Objection
Residential Property Tax Appeal Pack Forms
Go to Illinois Department of Revenue Assessment Appeals Site
Go to Illinois Property Tax Appear Board Filling an Appeal Information Site

Miscellaneous Remedy
Name Change Forms

Welcome from Montgomery County Circuit Clerk Holly Lemons


If you are paying for a NO APPEARANCE traffic ticket and wish to plead GUILTY, you may pay ONLY through Judici's E-plea/pay program.

Only payments for cases with a final disposition are eligible to be paid by Court Money. Payments made through Court Money for cases without a disposition will be rejected and not credited to your account.


Pay by Mail instructions click here!


Ways to pay online..


Court Money





To pay over the phone Call 1-800-352-9870 - Form Code: 137402


Judici Plea & Pay
Traffic Tickets
Conservation Violations

To Plead Guilty:
Search for your name on the next page by searching  here!  (You do not have a case number).
After you put in your name. Look for this icon pleapay

Why isn’t my case eligible for Judici Plea & Pay?
According to Judici 
Only certain types of cases are eligible for Judici Plea & Pay.

  1. The only cases types that may use Judici E-Pay Plea and Pay are TR (Traffic)and CV (Conservation).
  2. Your county must allow Judici Plea & Pay payments.
  3. In addition, only violations that do not require appearance in court (may appear) cases are eligible. Read your ticket carefully to ensure that court appearance is NOT required.
  4. If you received more than one ticket at the time of the offense, other than a seat belt citation, your cases are not eligible for Judici E-Pay Plea and Pay.
  5. Your case must be open. Make sure there is no date in the "Initial Close Date" field on the Case Information page
  6. Your case must not have a disposition or sentence other than "Failure to Appear
  7. Any cash bond posted on the violation must not exceed the amount due to the court.

Payment is due by court date with or without court supervision.


To Make A Payment on a Court Case:
If you want to make a payment on a case with outstanding fines and fees, by searching here! Look for this iconpaynow

Why isn’t my case eligible for Judici EPay?

According to Judici
There are a number of reasons why your case may not be eligible for Judici E-Pay.

  1. Your county must allow Judici E-Pay payments.
  2. The case must be closed. Without a disposition and sentence on all charge(s), the case is not eligible.
  3. The case must have an outstanding balance in accounts receivable.
  4. The case must not have a prohibited payment type of electronic payment.Payment is due by court date with or without court supervision.


To pay by Mail

If you are paying a No Appearance traffic ticket you must sign and send the original Plea of Guilty (blue copy of citation) to the Circuit Clerk's Office within 3 days after this transaction. We will accept the signed original Plea of Guilty through the mail.

Please mail the signed blue plea of guilty form to the address below:

Montgomery County Circuit Clerk
120 North Main Street, Room 125
Hillsboro, IL 62049

Please allow 5-7 days for the mailed form to arrive in our office. Faxed forms will not be accepted. Your transaction will not be considered complete until the original form is received. Transactions must be completed 5 business days prior to your court date or you will be required to appear in court.

There is a convenience fee charged for using this system. The fee is not charged or collected by the Montgomery County Circuit Clerk.  

To receive the Mail-in paperwork for Court Supervision:
Please click here or contact the Circuit Clerk's Office at: (217) 532-9540

I hope you find this service convenient and easy to use. Thank you for your payment!